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Traditional Ireland: a short break to Dublin and Galway

6 days from CAD3,155pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore Newgrange — an ancient passage tomb that predates the Egyptian pyramids.

  • Learn the rules of hurling during a hand-on Gaelic games experience.

  • Visit the iconic Cliffs of Moher.

  • View the rugged landscape of Connemara National Park.

Price includes

Fully insured vehicle rental
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  • Dublin
  • Galway

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Day 1 Dublin

Dublin

On arrival you're met by your private driver and driven to your hotel. After settling in visit Trinity College to see the famous Book of Kells and discover Dublin’s green spaces, museums, and pubs on your own.

Day 2 Dublin

Dublin

Travel north with your driver-guide to explore Newgrange, a prehistoric passage tomb that predates the Egyptian pyramids and England’s Stonehenge and is featured heavily in Irish folklore. Continue venturing through the ancient Boyne Valley, visiting the ruins of the Hill of Slane and Monasterboice, an early Christian monastery with your guide.

Day 3 Galway

Dublin , Galway

Pick up your rental car and make your own way west to the bustling port city of Galway to learn about Ireland’s native Gaelic games — Gaelic football, hurling, Gaelic handball, and rounders — before partaking in them yourself.

Day 4 Galway

Galway

Explore the wild landscape of Beara Peninsula and the dramatic Cliffs of Moher by yourself, stopping at the rural towns and villages you stumble upon along the way.

Day 5 Galway

Galway

This morning set out to explore Connemara National Park at your own pace, with ample photo opportunities and scenic views. Take in the wild and rugged scenery and enjoy all that natural Ireland has to offer.

Day 6 Return home

Galway

Return your car rental and say goodbye to the Emerald Isle.

Audley Travel Specialist Brian
Audley Country Specialist Jackie

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